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Kenya election official says she's resigning before new vote

A Kenyan electoral commissioner has announced her resignation and says the presidential vote scheduled for Oct. 26 cannot credibly proceed as planned

Xi urges stronger Chinese stand against "grim…

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development to better address "grim" challenges facing the country as he opened the national congress

What the Raqqa victory means for the fight…

U.S.-backed forces topple the ISIS capital; Karl Rove and Marie Harf react on 'The Story.'

Ariana Grande Responds to her Tiny Stool Photo…

Ariana Grande became a meme and instead of ignoring it, she laughed with her fans. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

After 148 Days Of Destruction, Duterte Says…

Parts of Mindanao will remain under martial law, according to a spokesperson from the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

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Amnesty: Myanmar army killed at least hundreds of…

Amnesty International says Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of people during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims and is calling for an arms embargo and criminal prosecution of the perpetrators

Files reveal details of US support for Indonesian…

Declassified files have revealed new details of U.S. government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians during anti-communist hysteria in the mid-1960s

US-backed forces liberate Raqqa from ISIS…

A U.S. military spokesman said 90 percent of the city has been recaptured and roughly 100 ISIS fighters remain; Jennifer Griffin reports on 'Special Report.'

Apples That Never Go Brown Hitting Stores Soon

Apples that have been tweaked to never go brown are hitting store shelves soon. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

US-Backed Forces Take Over ISIS' 'Capital' In…

The Syrian Democratic Forces said Tuesday it took control of Raqqa over four months after the fighting moved inside the city limits.

Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave…

Kurdish forces pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq a day after handing Kirkuk over to federal forces amid a tense standoff following last month's vote for independence

US-backed forces celebrate fall of IS 'capital…

U.S.-backed Syrian forces celebrated in the devastated streets of Raqqa after gaining control of the northern city that once was the heart of the Islamic State's self-styled caliphate

US-backed forces in Syria say they seized Raqqa…

Analysts warn the threat from Islamic State is not over, just evolving; national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin reports from the Pentagon.

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The Shocking Number of Times You'll Embarrass…

Turns out we we live through some pretty cringe-worthy moments on a weekly basis! Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) has the story.

North Korea Official Warns Nuclear War 'May Break…

North Korea's deputy ambassador to the U.N. said the situation in his country has "reached the touch-and-go point."

Former hostage says his American wife was rushed…

Former hostage Joshua Boyle says his wife had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there

George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins…

American author George Saunders has won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction with "Lincoln in the Bardo," a polyphonic symphony of a novel about restless souls adrift in the afterlife

Hostage couple explains why they had children in…

Joshua Boyle, Caitlan Coleman had three children while they were held hostage by the Taliban for five years.

Cuteness Alert! 36 Adorable Panda Cubs Make Their…

The adorable panda cubs made their public debut this week in China. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.

At Least 3 Dead As Ex-Hurricane Ophelia Slams…

Ophelia's strong winds and heavy rain damaged buildings, uprooted trees and knocked out power for more than 350,000 residents.

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In Somalia, hope fades in desperate search for…

'Please bring my son back': Anguished Somali families mourn, search for the scores missing

The Latest: UN says Raqqa liberation from IS is…

The Latest: A regional director of the United Nations' food-assistance branch has described the liberation of the Syrian stronghold of Raqqa from Islamic State militants as a "game changer" for humanitarian efforts in Syria

Lt. Col. Waltz: Time is not on our side with…

The former Green Beret says sanction efforts need urgency as the regime warns nuclear war could break out at 'any moment.'